On a cold but clear winter afternoon, GTW 5954 and crew roar north towards U.S. Steel Minntac with the limestone train.
On the left, TCRT PCC 322. TCRT built most of its own streetcars in its own shops (31st Street in Minneapolis from 1898 through 1907 and Snelling in Saint Paul from 1907 through the late 1920s) t... (more)
A CP SD40-2 and two NS GEs at Murray with an eastbound grain train. With the train sitting in the siding, it was simply a matter of waiting for a hole in the clouds.
Two EMDs lead train 496 through Belgrade on a perfect summer morning.
CP 6242 and DME 6201 lead train 496 across the rural crossing at MP 110 between Sedan and Brooten. Across the highway is the now closed furniture store called the Wooden Shoe and beyond that is t... (more)
Twin Cities Lines PCC 322 runs through the thick tree canopy and under the William Berry Bridge along the shores of Lake Harriet near downtown Minneapolis, MN. TCRT No. 322 was a Presidents' Conf... (more)
A loaded ore train from U.S. Steel's Minntac plant in Minnesota to CN's dock at Escanaba, Michigan rolls south at M.P. 25 on the CN Missabe Sub. on a nice late winter afternoon.
An eastbound makes its way into Belgrade as some farm implements head out on MN 55 at sunset.
Two NS units haul frac sand loads and crude oil empties west toward North Dakota on a nice summer evening.
A manifest slowly rolls south through Clara City as a grain train and its power sit idle on a warm Saturday afternoon.
Four EMDs leading a westbound cast a nice early morning reflection in a slough on the state land west of Sedan.
A rebuilt EMD sits on the main at Murray with a westbound as the sun rises on the summer solstice.
Three SD40-2s bring the wayfreight off of the siding in Brooten to head toward Glenwood. They'll pull forward, clear the switch, then back up to pick up the conductor before departing. I'm stand... (more)
Fresh wheels line up nicely as an oddball engine waits its call to duty...
After traffic clears, two GEVOs race westward toward Hawley with their merchandise freight. Notice the coal hopper hitching a ride on a flatcar.